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Thank you to Johnop ( John ) and Nigeve ( Nigel ) for there much appreciated user awards. Today i have a pair of Grey Herons just taking off

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 70D
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Mar 2014 - 2:17 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Grey Herons
Username:Mike_Smith Mike_Smith
Uploaded:17 Mar 2014 - 5:30 PM
Tags:Bird, Birds, Canon, General, Grey herons, Herons, Wildlife / nature
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Mar 2014 - 5:34 PM

Excellent Mike, great capture,
Fred.

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DonMc
DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
17 Mar 2014 - 5:42 PM

Fantastic shot of these two fine birds Mike!SmileSmileWink
Don

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ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2220 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 5:54 PM

Great capture Mike
Ade

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8164 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 6:13 PM

What a wonderful capture. Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 6:30 PM

Excellent and very well timed capture,
Saeid

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 6:41 PM

Perfect timing.
Joan.

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Caziwinkles
17 Mar 2014 - 7:11 PM

Wow!! Stunning photography Mike - wish I had another UA...! Smile

Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 7:18 PM

Not one heron but two Mike well done you for capturing them

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 7:43 PM

Real quality shots Mike. This is the sort of thing I wanted when all I got was a back view.This is superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Sorry my UA has gone.
Ron

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Mollycat
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17 Mar 2014 - 7:48 PM

Superb capture, excellent photography Mike.
Mike.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 8:04 PM

What a superb shot Mike.Lin

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PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5110 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 8:34 PM

Superb in flight capture Mike........but two of them might be classed as a little greedy Wink

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
17 Mar 2014 - 9:14 PM

Wow Mike that is superb. Cathy

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Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
17 Mar 2014 - 9:14 PM

Outstanding in flight capture, Mike. Breath taking detail. Wow!

Fred

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2014 - 9:16 PM

Lovely shot Mike,

Ali

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cheesey
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17 Mar 2014 - 10:37 PM

Wonderful light and detail. Great shot.
Cheesey.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2014 - 3:48 AM

A lovely capture of the two taking off.

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trevrob
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18 Mar 2014 - 8:10 AM

superb Mike, what a great capture

Trev

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ukgubbi
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18 Mar 2014 - 3:03 PM

Spectacular. Great moment captured.

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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
18 Mar 2014 - 3:37 PM

wow stunning capture and lovely to see two of them. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 11008 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom100 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2014 - 9:06 PM

Knockout Grey Heron image, Mike. Looks like Wader Lake? I see on Twitter the Avocets are back.
Nigel

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19 Mar 2014 - 6:20 PM

Great timing and nailed!Grin
Ryan

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9865 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1665 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2014 - 9:52 PM

All awards so well deserved, Mike, for the two in flight, and so close together.

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Glostopcat
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20 Apr 2014 - 7:31 PM

A tremendous take off shot timed to perfection, well done on catching two on camera

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